MSSU Seminar Series: Musculoskeletal disorders and global health

Join us for a highly anticipated talk by Dr. Hani El-Gabalawy, Scientific Director of the CIHR Institute of Musculoskeletal Health and Arthritis. 

Thursday, 23 July 2015 from 4:00 PM to 5:00 PM (ADT), Dalhousie Tupper Theatre A, Halifax, Nova Scotia

Dr. Hani El-Gabalawy is one of Canada's leading experts on rheumatoid arthritis. He was recently appointed Scientific Director of the Institute of Musculoskeletal Health and Arthritis, one of the Canadian Institutes of Health Research. A professor in the Department of Medicine and Immunology at the University of Manitoba's Faculty of Medicine, El-Gabalawy also holds the Endowed Rheumatology Research Chair at the university.

El-Gabalawy's research focuses on joint inflammation in rheumatoid arthritis. As a visiting scientist at the National Institutes of Health in Bethesda, MD, between 1997 and 2000, he participated in a series of important studies that helped advance the diagnosis and treatment of rheumatoid arthritis. His most important research involves studies on synovial biology and early arthritis. He is currently conducting research into the role genetics play in arthritis among First Nations people in Manitoba.

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